Category Archives: Sensitivity & feedbacks

Back from the twitter twilight zone: Responses to my WSJ op-ed

by Judith Curry

I’ve just returned from China, the first thing I did in the U.S. airport on my layover back to Atlanta was to check twitter.

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My WSJ op-ed: Global warming statistical meltdown

by Judith Curry

I was invited to submit an op-ed regarding the recent Lewis/Curry paper on climate sensitivity.  Continue reading

Lewis and Curry: Climate sensitivity uncertainty

by Judith Curry

Our new paper on climate sensitivity is now published.

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The Astonishing Math of Michael Ghil’s Climate Sensitivity

by Robert Ellison

Climate sensitivity is large in the vicinity of tipping points but moderate otherwise.

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Mechanisms for Warming of the Oceans

by Donald Rapp

This paper describes a model that uses the basics of heat transfer to demonstrate than an increase in downwelling infrared radiation associated with increased CO2 reduces heat loss from the mixed layer of the ocean, causing the ocean to warm.

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Critique of Mann’s new paper characterizing the AMO

by Nic Lewis

Michael Mann has had a paper on the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) accepted by Geophysical Research Letters.  The paper seeks to overturn the current understanding of the AMO. But on my reading of the paper Mann’s case is built on results that do not support his contentions.

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Simplicity amidst complexity (?)

by Judith Curry

Isaac Held’s new article in Science raises some interesting questions.

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